In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

Welcome to San Antonio! In my humble opinion, it doesn't get better than living in the Alamo City, and I can't wait to show you around. Here is a list of local favorites suggested by our readers in the...
It's almost that time of year. The holidays are approaching. I know most of us are just trying to survive this week. However, if you plan on traveling over the holidays, you need to start thinking about where to...
Colorful and whimsical calaveras, those smiling sugar skulls, are seemingly everywhere this time of the year. Those and the well-dressed catrinas, the also smiling skeletons, are a sure sign of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. I...
Día de los Muertos is officially celebrated on November 2nd. When I started this annual post in 2015, Coco was not yet a household name, and Day of the Dead decorative items and accessories were found only at specialty shops....
You can feel the magic at Morgan’s Wonderland the minute you enter their doors. People of all abilities help you purchase a ticket and secure an armband on your child, who is most likely jumping up and down, ready...
Two of the best things about San Antonio are its people's love of food and the variety of options available to enjoy. When it comes holidays and traditions, there’s nowhere better to celebrate anything than our fabulous city. But...
At the end of this month, a professional organization I belong to is hosting its annual meeting right in our backyard. As the area VP, I’ve received calls, texts, and emails about what to do and see in San...
Now that the coffee shops are full of pumpkin-spiced treats and stores are stuffed with racks of Halloween costumes, you may notice more skeletons and skulls than usual. That’s because San Antonio not only celebrates Halloween but also pulls out...
Fall is here, and the time to visit pumpkin patches has begun. But Halloween is also quickly approaching, and it's never too early to start making plans. If you're looking for a safe place where your kids can enjoy...
When people ask me about my favorite places in San Antonio, San Antonio Botanical Garden is always on my list. We've been members for years, both pre-kids and throughout the various stages of our kids' lives (it's stroller-friendly!). And...
Fall is upon us, and events, festivals, and celebrations abound in San Antonio! Don't forget to check out our 2019 Guide to Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio! BONUS: October is Museum Month in San Antonio! Use your museum membership as a passport...
The leaves are changing, and the cold fronts make you want to curl up with a nice, hot cup of joe. Wait—we’re in San Antonio, where the high temperatures are still nearing 100°F and the idea of drinking a...
Full disclosure: I hate Halloween and always have. I hate being scared, chased, or frightened, so Halloween is my least favorite holiday. I hate how some people make Halloween even scarier than it already is. When I was considering topics...
Somehow we're still hitting 100°F this late in September, but seasonal changes are nearly upon us and, so far, climate conditions have not ruined this year's pumpkin crops. Plenty of local pumpkin patches are easily accessible, and many are free....

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Make Holiday Shopping an Event: Fill Your Gift Lists at Local...

Tackling your holiday shopping with twinkling lights, music and fun, perhaps even with a drink in hand? Yes, please! If you want to actually...